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Razer Kiyo Pro

"The Razer Kiyo Pro webcam offers solid 1080p HDR video and photo quality as well as a decent microphone, but it’s too expensive for a webcam without 4K."
As posted by laptopmag.com

Pros

  • Good exposure even in low light
  • Crisp, clear microphone
  • Enhanced HDR
  • Supports a wide 103-degree FOV
  • Solid 1080p video and photo quality
  • Useful companion app
  • Many options for mounting
  • Premium design

Cons

  • Autofocus is finicky
  • HDR footage limited to 30fps
  • No built-in ring light

Product Details

Date First Available:
‎February 23, 2021

Overall Rating

88.6%
The overall rating was calculated based on 3986 customer and expert reviews from 20 review sites and 6 stores.
We analyzed the sentiments related to these top topics for Webcams:
  • 97.7%
    Design
  • 94.2%
    Video Quality
  • 98.6%
    Image Quality
  • 84.6%
    Autofocus
  • 92.0%
    Features
  • 98.9%
    Performance
  • 94.3%
    Microphone Quality

Expert Reviews Rating

Excellent
8
Good
11
Fair
0
Poor
0
Bad
0

Customer reviews by store

Price Comparison

Expert Reviews

The Razer Kiyo Pro is an excellent jack-of-all-trades webcam, one that impresses with clear audio and very good video, even in low light.

Read more on pcmag.com

Pros

  • Sharp video for 1080p
  • Good exposure even in low light
  • Crisp, clear microphone

Cons

  • Expensive
  • Bloated Razer software

The ultimate streaming hardware for 2021 (and beyond)

Read more on techradar.com

Pros

  • Buttery smooth 60fps
  • Intuitive settings
  • Enhanced HDR

Cons

  • Color can be fussy in low light
  • Very expensive
  • Requires USB 3.0

This lens-shaped webcam has some tricks up its sleeve, but at a high cost

Read more on theverge.com

Pros

  • Captures smooth 1080p / 60fps footage
  • Does a good job of balancing lighting
  • Supports a wide 103-degree FOV

Cons

  • Costly, considering it can’t do 4K or Windows Hello
  • Adjusting FOV requires Synapse software
  • Autofocus is frequently hunting

The Razer Kiyo Pro webcam offers solid 1080p HDR video and photo quality as well as a decent microphone, but it’s too expensive for a webcam without 4K.

Read more on laptopmag.com

Pros

  • Solid 1080p video and photo quality
  • HDR works wonders
  • Included privacy cover
  • Useful companion app
  • Decent microphone

Cons

  • No 4K for the price
  • Autofocus is finicky
  • Saved settings are hit or miss
  • Included cable is too short

Razer's new webcam improves on the original Kiyo in almost every way and becomes an easy recommendation—if you have the money.

Read more on pcworld.com

Pros

  • Terrific image quality in all lighting scenarios
  • HDR is powerful, when used appropriately
  • Many options for mounting
  • High-quality construction
  • Nice components include a braided USB-C cable, privacy shield, and monitor mount
  • Easy to configure in Razer Synapse

Cons

  • Price is a bit to swallow
  • Some options can be configured only within Razer Synapse

I really like this evolution of the Razer Kiyo for a more professional user, with the Kiyo Pro now a product that will feel right at home in many people's home offices, as well as a hardcore gamer's or streamer's broadcasting setup. The Kiyo Pro delivers great hardware, features and software, and premium price aside, there really isn't any reason not to recommend it.

Read more on t3.com

Pros

  • Premium design
  • Uncompressed 1080p 60fps video
  • HDR-enabled video
  • Wide-angle lens with adjustable FOV
  • Strong configuration software
  • Very adjustable with multiple mounting options

Cons

  • High price point
  • HDR footage limited to 30fps
  • No built-in ring light

The Razer Kiyo Pro may be expensive, but for streamers looking to elevate their game with 1080p images at 60 fps should look no further.

Read more on tomsguide.com

Pros

  • Fantastic image quality
  • HDR capabilities
  • Ability to change between three field of view presets

Cons

  • Expensive
  • Occasional issues with autofocus

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